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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-28-2003, 02:52 PM Thread Starter
 
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Humidity/temperature

Hey

I keep my guitar in a room (in the basement) that has close to 50% relative humidity, and more than 21C/70F degrees...
Is this too much? Whats the optimal conditions for my guitar?

(Sorry if I posted this in the wrong section, I wasnt sure)
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-21-2003, 02:07 AM
 
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If it is buy a dehumidifier <-spl? that will take care of it.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-21-2003, 08:52 AM
 
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Actually, 50% RH and 70 degrees F is fine. 45% RH is probably "ultimate", but you're pretty close. That's a pretty dry basement - mine gets to 70% in the summer without dehumidification.

The main thing is, if you're comfortable, your guitars should be too. So 60-80 degrees F, and 40-60% RH should be fine.
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